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Devils in the Details: Long-Term Infrastructure Contracts

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the infrastructure crisis faced by many countries throughout the era of liberalization. Many governments experimented with a new method of infrastructure development: the ... More


The Regulation of Long-Term Contracts in English Law

Ewan Mckendrick

in Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265788
eISBN:
9780191682964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter suggests that there may be a great need for adjustment in long-term contracts but the parties often insert force majeure, hardship, and other clauses intended to deal with change of ... More


. Vertical Integration

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the nature of vertical integration. It also analyses the ability of transaction-cost economics to deal with vertical integration. The chapter begins by analysing the foundations ... More


Inequalities

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter makes adaptations to the canonical models of the term structure developed so far, to recognize inequalities as crucial features of our world, arguing that even abstracting from the ... More


Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Stefan Grundmann, Florian Möslein, and Karl Riesenhuber

in Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198723202
eISBN:
9780191790294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723202.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter introduces contract governance as a new approach to contract theory. It addresses three cross-sectional themes, relevant for contract governance in general and recurrent in the ... More


Re-intermediating Investment Management

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

in Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 focuses on the re-intermediating aspect of the collaborative model, explaining the idea that institutional investors need to re-engage with their asset managers in order to obtain greater ... More


Testing the paradigm: Natural gas

Massimo Florio

in Network Industries and Social Welfare: The Experiment that Reshuffled European Utilities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674855
eISBN:
9780191758874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674855.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 6 considers natural gas, a relative latecomer in the reform process, and an industry that poses interesting policy issues, particularly in terms of security of supply. Traditional and new ... More


Franchise Fundamentals

Peter M. Birkeland

in Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226051901
eISBN:
9780226051925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051925.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter examines three basic components that are features of all franchise systems: royalties, trademarks, and long-term contracts. It demonstrated how these components function and, in ... More


Governance Mechanism in Long-term Contracts

Michael Klausner

in Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198723202
eISBN:
9780191790294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723202.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the role of governance mechanisms in long-term contracts. Such mechanisms respond to concerns regarding hold-up where asset-specific investments are involved, and moral hazard ... More


Government authority, the interpretation of fiqh, and the production of applied law

James E. Baldwin

in Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403092
eISBN:
9781474430425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403092.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 4 explores the ways in which the Ottoman executive authorities attempted to influence and control the legal doctrines, drawn from fiqh, that were used in Cairo’s courts. Although the ... More


Nuclear Power, Climate Change, and Energy Policy

Dieter Helm

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines how the lessons of the past and the economic fundamentals play out for the design of nuclear energy policy and their relevance to climate change. It first considers these ... More


Prodigal Daughter

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Ann and Leslie’s return to Hollywood, her hiring Myron Selznick as her new agent, and Warner Bros. choosing to maintain her long-term contract within the studio system. This ... More


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